VNC on SuSE 7.3

"Beerse, Corné" cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 13:44:58 +0000


> I have found the problem; the line in inetd.conf read:
> 
> vnc-800x600x24 stream tcp nowait nobody /usr/local/bin/Xvnc 
> -inetd -query
> -localhost -once -geometry 800x600 -depth 24
> 
> Now it says
> 
> vnc-800x600x24 stream tcp nowait root /usr/local/bin/Xvnc 
> -inetd -query
> [servername] -once -geometry 800x600 -depth 24
> 
> and it works. Sorry for wasting your time.

It should also work with "localhost" for servername or it's ip address:
"127.0.0.1". Using localhost has the advantage that it does not use bandwith
in the network driver and you can use the same line on every server.

Note: NOT "-localhost"... 

> 
> thanks
> 
> Mark
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Beerse, Corni" [mailto:cbeerse "at" hiscom.nl]
> Sent: 26 March 2002 13:27
> To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
> Subject: RE: VNC on SuSE 7.3
> 
> 
> Sorry, I don't have any active Suse around to see details. 
> What do `ipchains
> -L` say? How about `/etc/rc.d/init.d/ipchains status`.
> 
> Those are some basic firewalling commands. Search the howtos 
> and manual
> pages for details.
> 
> CBee
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Tombs [mailto:mtombs "at" niku.nu]
> > Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 12:41 PM
> > To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
> > Subject: RE: VNC on SuSE 7.3
> >
> >
> > As far as I know there isn't an active firewall. I certainly haven't
> > installed one, but who knows what that handy installer did 
> for me? So,
> > stupid question but, how can I tell for sure?
> >
> > nb. SuSE-Intel.
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: "Beerse, Corni" [mailto:cbeerse "at" Hiscom.NL]
> > Sent: 26 March 2002 12:20
> > To: 'vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com'
> > Subject: RE: VNC on SuSE 7.3
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > Hi folks
> > >
> > > I am having some trouble getting VNC to run as a service on
> > > SuSE 7.3. I have
> > > succesfully done this before on Solaris, and I have followed the
> > > instructions in Sourcecode Corner (Jeff Vincent's handy
> > > guide) but to no avail.
> > >
> > > If I manually start vncserver, and telnet to port 5901 I
> > get the RFBxx
> > > message, but I do not from the ports I have specified in the
> > > services (e.g. 5952).
> >
> > What is the firewalling state of the machine? I had troubles
> > runnign RedHat
> > with the (default) Firewalling settings. Removing all
> > firewalling (I'm in a
> > trusted network) solved this problem.
> >
> > btw: Is this Suse-Sparc or Suse-Intel?
> >
> > CBee
> > 
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